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Blagojevich arrest began turbulent year for Illinois politics

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By Sean Crawford, Illinois Public Radio

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Springfield, Ill. – It happened one year ago today. Illinois residents woke up to news their governor had been arrested on federal corruption charges.

The bizarre scene was the beginning of one of the biggest scandals to hit state politics. Sean Crawford has this look back.

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